Metal Wakes

Indeterminable rumblings from the center of the sphere shook the watcher from his reverie. The thief, time, was there overthrown and the weight of his waste disclosed, along with the true visage of the world. Searing rays slithered from Ra's incessant maw, gnawing the surface of a galaxial tomb; bleaching bone and peeling skin. Bacterial-skittering… Continue reading Metal Wakes

Man Above, Beast Below

Democracy is the majority over Man. Oligarchy is the minority over Man. Theocracy is god over Man. Autocracy is Man over Man. One variant of Technocracy has been conceived as machine over Man. This, however, is wholly misguided, for machines are possessed of no agency. To assert the contrary is to flee all that is… Continue reading Man Above, Beast Below

The Citta Nuova and the Architecture of War

"Let us overturn monuments, pavements, arcades and flights of steps; let us sink the streets and squares; let us raise the level of the city." -Antonio Sant'Elia,  Futurist Manifesto of Architecture. "I am at war with my time, with history, with all authority that resides in fixed and frightened forms." -Lebbeus Woods, War and Architecture. Whilst… Continue reading The Citta Nuova and the Architecture of War

Occidental Origins of Race-Theory (II)

(a.3) Prominent Theorists (continued from part I) Bernier The first comprehensive survey and classification of the races of man of which anything is known was penned in 1684 by the French wayfarer, physician and anthropologist, Francios Bernier (1620-1688) in his Nouvelle division de la terre par les différents espèces ou races qui l'habitent ("New division… Continue reading Occidental Origins of Race-Theory (II)

Logos Circular 5/19/2017

The Logos Club here presents a brief list of links to some of this weeks most enlightening, amusing and incisive pieces of writing from all across the web. First up is How To Make It As A Left-Wing Polemicist which comes to us from the talented Hubert Collins of Social Matter. The piece is a ironic,… Continue reading Logos Circular 5/19/2017

Anthropomorphization: Warden & Executioner, Prt 1

Consider the following. The internet is making people less intelligent. Violent video games make people violent. Gun prevalence causes mass shootings. A discerning reader will instantly realize a single commonality, namely, the imposition of agency onto non-agents. But then, what is an agent? We might define it here for our purposes as a conscious entity… Continue reading Anthropomorphization: Warden & Executioner, Prt 1